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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,156 people named Swindell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Swindell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,428 people named Swindell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 203 women had paying jobs
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 343 adults were unmarried
  • 2,334 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Swindell families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 565 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940